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Norman Campus Programs

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"What Possibilities!"

With 11 academic colleges on the Norman campus offering more that 120 graduate programs, there are many opportunities for you to achieve your goals. 

Explore the programs in each college here on the Norman campus below. OU also offers graduate programs through OU Extended Campus (Online or North America and Europe), OU-Tulsa, and OU Health Sciences Center.

ProgramDegreesContactApplication Deadlines
ArchitectureM.S. in Architecture
Master of Architecture

Program: Marjorie Callahan

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - April 1

Spring - No entry

Graduate certificates:
Data Systems and Digital Design
Design Entrepreneurship and Real Estate
Resilient Planning, Design, and Construction

Program: Marjorie Callahan

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Contact academic unit  
Construction Management
M.S. in Construction Management

Program: Anthony Perrenoud

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - March 1

Spring - No entry

Interior DesignM.S. in Interior Design

Program: Suchismita Bhattacharjee

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline

Graduate certificate:
Professional Applications of Interior Design (PAID)

Program: Suchismita Bhattacharjee

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Contact academic unit
Landscape ArchitectureMaster of Landscape Architecture

Program: Leehu Loon

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline  

Planning, Design and Construction
Ph.D.

Program: Angela Person

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - April 1

Spring - No entry

Regional and City Planning
Master of Regional and City Planning
Accelerated M.R.C.P. (with B.A. in Environmental Sustainability, B.A. in Geography, B.A. in Geographic Information Systems, B.S. in Environmental Sustainability, B.S. in Geography, or B.S. in Geographic Information Systems)

Program: Meghan Wieters

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall term preferred

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring/Summer - Rolling deadline

ProgramDegreesContactApplication Deadlines
AnthropologyM.A.
Ph.D.
Accelerated M.A., Sociocultural concentration (with B.A., Anthropology)

Program: April Davis

Admissions: Matt Sanders

 

Fall - Feb 1

Spring - No entry

 

Applied Linguistic AnthropologyM.A. in Applied Linguistic Anthropology

Program: Patrick Livingood

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Feb 1

Spring - No entry

BiologyM.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Ari Berkowitz

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Dec 15

Spring - No entry

Cellular and Behavioral NeurobiologyPh.D.

Program: Ari Berkowitz

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Dec 15

Spring - No entry

Chemistry and Biochemistry
M.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Robert White

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - March 31

Spring - Sept 1

Communication
M.A.
Ph.D.

Program: Claude Miller

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Jan 15

Spring - No entry

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Ph.D.

Program: Ari Berkowitz

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Jan 15

Spring - No entry

Economics
M.A.
Ph.D.

Program: Daniel Hicks

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Jan 15

Spring - No entry

Accelerated M.A. (with B.A., Economics)

Program: Daniel Hicks

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit
English
M.A.
Ph.D.

Program: Sara Day

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Jan 5

Spring - No entry

Accelerated M.A. (with B.A., English)

Program: Sara Day

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit
Environmental Studies
M.S. in Environmental Studies

Program: K. David Hambright

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Feb 15

Spring - No entry

French
M.A.
Ph.D.

Program: Pamela Genova

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Feb 1

Spring - Oct 1

German
M.A.

Program: Pamela Genova

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Feb 1

Spring - Oct 1

Health and Exercise Science
M.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Marshall Cheney

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline

History
M.A.
Ph.D.

Program: Janie Adkins

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Dec 1

Spring - No entry

History of Science, Technology and Medicine
M.A. in History of Science, Technology and Medicine
Ph.D.

Program: Stella Stuart

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Jan 15

Spring - No entry

Human Relations
Master of Human Relations

Program: Lawana Miller

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline

Graduate certificates:
Helping Skills in Human Relations
Human Resource Diversity and Development

Program: Lawana Miller

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline

Information Studies

 

 

 

Library and Information Studies

Ph.D.

Program: Sarah Connelly

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - March 15

Spring - No entry

Master of Library and Information Studies (M.L.I.S.)

Program: Sarah Connelly

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - March 1

Spring - Oct 15

Summer - Feb 15

Accelerated M.L.I.S. (with Bachelor of Arts in Information Studies)

Program: Sarah Connelly

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit
Graduate certificates:
Archival Studies
Data Analytics for Information Professionals
Digital Humanities

Program: Sarah Connelly

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit
Mathematics
M.A.
M.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Michael Jablonski

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Jan 15

Spring - No entry

Microbiology
M.S.
Ph.D.
Graduate certificate:
Microscopic Imaging & Technology

Program: Liz Karr

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - March 1

Note that primary consideration is given to applications received by Jan 15

Spring and Summer - Oct 1

Native American Studies
M.A.

Program: Amanda Cobb-Greetham

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Rolling deadline, March 15 preferred

Spring - Rolling deadline, Dec 1 preferred

Summer - Rolling deadline, May 1 preferred

Philosophy
M.A.
Ph.D.

Program: Martin Montminy

Admissions: Matt Sanders

 

Ph.D.

Fall - Jan 15

Spring - No entry

 

 

Master's

Fall - June 15

Spring - Oct 15

 

Physics
M.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Michael Strauss

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Feb 15

Spring - No entry

Plant Biology
M.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Liz Karr

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - March 1

Note that primary cosideration is given to applications received by Jan 15

Spring/Summer -Oct 1

Political Science
M.A.
Ph.D.

Program: Jeff Alexander

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Feb 1

Spring - No entry

Psychology
M.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Lori Snyder

Admissions: Lindsey Harper  

Fall - Jan 1

Spring - No entry

Public Administration
Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)

Program: Jeff Alexander

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline  

Accelerated M.P.A. (with B.A., Political Science or B.A., Public Affairs and Administration)

Program: Jeff Alexander

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit  
Social WorkMaster of Social Work

Program: Susan Blossom

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Feb 1

Spring - No entry

Summer - Feb 1

Graduate certificate:
Social Work with American Indians

Program: Susan Blossom

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit
SociologyM.A.
Ph.D.

Program: Trina Hope

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Jan 1

Spring - No entry

SpanishM.A.
Ph.D.

Program: Pamela Genova

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Feb 1

Spring - Oct 1

Women's and Gender Studies
Graduate certificate:
Women's and Gender Studies

Program: Lupe Davidson

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit
ProgramDegreesContactApplication Deadlines
Environmental SustainabilityM.S. in Environmental Sustainability

ProgramLaurel Smith

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Jan 15

Spring - Oct 1

GeographyM.A.
M.S. in Geography
Ph.D.

Program: Laurel Smith

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Jan 15

Spring - Oct 1

Graduate certificate:
Geospatial Technologies

Program: Travis Gliedt

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Contact academic unit
MeteorologyM.S. in Meteorology
Ph.D.

Program: Christi Upchurch

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall/Summer - Rolling deadline, Dec 1 preferred

Spring - Nov 1

ProgramDegreesContactApplication Deadlines
AccountingMaster of Accountancy (M.Acc.)

Program: Jennifer Aragon

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - US - June 15, International - March 1

Spring - US - Nov 15, International - Aug 1

Summer - US - March 15, International - March 1

Master of Accountancy-Online

Program: Jennifer Aragon

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - July 15

Spring - Dec 15

Summer - April 15

Accelerated M.Acc. (with B.B.A., Accounting)

Program: Jennifer Aragon

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - US - June 15, International - March 1

Spring - US - Nov 15, International - Aug 1

Summer - US - March 15, International - Jan 1

Business AdministrationMaster of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Ph.D.

Program: Megan Allen

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

MBA

Fall - US -

Early decision - Nov 1

Round One - Jan 15

Round Two - March 9

Round Three - May 15 (final)

International - Early decision - Nov 1

Round One - Jan 15

Round Two - March 9

Round Three - March 15 (final)

Ph.D.

Fall - Feb 1

Spring - No entry

Accelerated M.B.A. (with B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, or B.S. in Petroleum Engineering)

Program: Brandy Gunter-Cox

AdmissionsLindsey Harper

Contact academic unit
Graduate certificates:
The Business of Energy
Business Entrepreneurship
Finance
Foundations of Business

Program: Brandy Gunter-Cox

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit
Management of Information TechnologyM.S. in Management of Information Technology (M.S.M.I.T.)

Program: Jennifer Aragon

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - US - June 15, International - March 1

Spring - US - October 15, International Aug 1  

Accelerated M.S.M.I.T. (with B.B.A.)

Program: Jennifer Aragon

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - US - June 15, International - March 1

Spring - US - Nov 15, International - Aug 1

Summer - US - March 15, International - Jan 1

Graduate certificate:
Digital Technologies (formerly Management Information Systems)

Program: Jennifer Aragon

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Current OU graduate student NOT in the Price College of Business

Fall - US - June 15, International - March 1

Spring - US - Nov 15, International - Aug 1

Non-OU graduate student

Fall - US - March 15, International - March 1

Spring - US - Oct 15, International - Aug 1  

ProgramDegreesContactApplication Deadlines
Geological EngineeringM.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Danika Hines Barnett

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - March 1

Spring - Sept 1

GeologyM.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Rebecca Fay

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - US - May 1, International - April 1

Assitantship consideration - Jan 10

Spring - Sept 1

GeophysicsM.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Rebecca Fay

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - US - May 1, International - April 1

Assistantship consideration - Jan 10

Spring - Sept 1

Natural Gas Engineering and Management
M.S. in Natural Gas Engineering and Management

Program: Danika Hines Barnett

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - July 15

Spring - Nov 15

Graduate certificate:
Natural Gas Technology

Program: Danika Hines Barnett

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - July 15

Spring - Nov 15

Petroleum Engineering
M.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Danika Hines Barnett

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - March 1

Spring - Sept 1

Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Petroleum Engineering)

Program: Danika Hines Barnett

Admissions: Lindsey Harper  

Contact academic unit
ProgramDegreesContactApplication Deadlines
 Graduate certificates:
Communication, Culture & Pedagogy for Hispanic (ESL/ELL) Populations in Educational Settings
Drug and Alcohol Counseling
School Counseling

Program: Anna Steele

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Contact academic unit
Adult and Higher Education
M.Ed.
Ph.D.

Program: Anna Steele

Admissions: Matt Sanders

M.Ed.

Fall - June 1

Spring - Oct 1

Summer - April 1

Ph.D.

Fall - Dec 1

Spring - No entry

Graduate certificate:
College Teaching

Program: Anna Steele

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Contact academic unit
Counseling Psychology
Ph.D.

Program: Anna Steele

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Not currently accepting applications
Education Administration
M.Ed.
Ph.D.
Ed.D.

Program: Anna Steele

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline

Educational Studies
M.Ed.
Ph.D.

Program: Anna Steele

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline

Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum
M.Ed.
Ph.D.

Program: Anna Steele

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Elementary Education  

Fall - April 15

Spring - November 15

All other ILAC programs

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline

Graduate certificate:
Literacy Specialist

Program: Anna Steele

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Contact academic unit
Instructional Psychology and Technology
M.Ed.
Ph.D.

Program: Anna Steele

Admissions: Matt Sanders

M.Ed.

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadine

Ph.D.

Fall - Feb 15

Spring - No entry

Graduate certificate:
Applications of Educational Research and Evaluation

Program: Anna Steele

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Contact academic unit
Professional Counseling
M.Ed.

Program: Anna Steele

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - July 1

Spring - No entry

Special Education
M.Ed.
Ph.D.

Program: Anna Steele

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline

Graduate certificates:
Applied Behavior Analysis
Fundamentals of Special Education
Secondary Transition Education Specialist

Program: Anna Steele

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Contact academic unit
21st Century Teaching and Learning
M.Ed.

Program: Anna Steele

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall 2019 - For more information contact the academic unit 

Spring - No entry

ProgramDegreeContactsApplication Deadlines
Aerospace EngineeringM.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Bethany Burklund

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Jan 15

Spring - Sept 1

Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Aerospace Engineering)

Program: Bethany Burklund

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit 
Biomedical EngineeringM.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Shayla Glover

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Jan 1

Spring - Sept 15

Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Chemical Engineering – Biotechnology or B.S. in Chemical Engineering – Pre-Medical/Biomedical Engineering)

Program: Shayla Glover

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit 
Chemical EngineeringM.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Donna King

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline

Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Chemical Engineering)

Program: Donna King

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit
Civil Engineering
M.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Royce Floyd

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Jan 15

Spring - May 15

Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Architectural Engineering or B.S. in Civil Engineering)

Program: Royce Floyd

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit
Computer Science
M.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Virginie Perez Woods

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - US - April 1, International - March 1

Spring - US - Nov 1, International - Sept 1

Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Computer Engineering or B.S. in Computer Science)

Program: Virginie Perez Woods

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit
Data Science and Analytics

M.S.

Graduate certificate:
Data Science and Analytics

 

Program: Nicola Manos

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline

Electrical and Computer Engineering
M.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Emily Benton

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - March 1 for assistantship consideration

Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline

Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Computer Engineering or B.S. in Electrical Engineering)

Program: Emily Benton

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit
Engineering
M.S.
Ph.D.

Program: PJ Meek

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline

Engineering Physics
M.S.

Program: Michael Strauss

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline

Environmental EngineeringM.S. in Environmental Engineering (M.S.E.E.)
Ph.D.

Program: Royce Floyd

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Jan 15

Spring - May 15

Accelerated M.S.E.E. (with B.S. in Environmental Engineering)

Program: Royce Floyd

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit 
Environmental ScienceMaster of Environmental Science (M.E.S.)
Ph.D.

Program: Royce Floyd

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Jan 15

Spring - May 15

Accelerated M.E.S. (with B.S. in Environmental Science)

Program: Royce Floyd

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit
Industrial and Systems EngineeringM.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Kristi Wilson

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - US - June 1, International - April 1

Spring - US - Nov 1, International - Sept 1

Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering or B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering – Analytics)

Program: Kristi Wilson

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit
Mechanical Engineering
M.S.
Ph.D.

Program: Bethany Burklund

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Jan 15

Spring - Sept 1

Accelerated M.S. (with B.S. in Mechanical Engineering)

Program: Bethany Burklund

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit 
ProgramDegreesContactApplication Deadline
 Graduate certificate:
Arts Management and Entrepreneurship

Program: Adrian Fung

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Contact academic unit
ArtMaster of Fine Arts in Art

Program: Pete Froslie

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Jan 15

Spring - No entry

Art History
M.A. in Art History
Ph.D.

Program: Alison Fields

Admissions: Matt Sanders

Fall - Jan 15

Spring - Oct 1

Dance
Master of Fine Arts in Dance

Program: Jeremy Lindberg

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Roling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline  

Drama
M.A.

Program: Kae Koger

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit
Music
Master of Music
Doctor of Musical Arts

Program: Jan Russell

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

See program deadlines here. The deadlines and materials required for application are specific to the area and degree program.
Graduate certificate:
Music Performance

Program: Jan Russell

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Piano - Dec 1

All others - Feb 1

Spring - No entry

Music Education
Master of Music Education
Ph.D.

Program: Jan Russell

Admissions- Lindsey Harper  

See program deadlines here. The deadlines and materials required for application are specific to the area and degree program.
ProgramDegreesContactsApplciation Deadline
 Graduate certificate:
Earth Observation Science For Society and Sustainability (EOS3)

Program: Sara Mata

(405) 325-1985

Contact Sara Mata for more information about this certificate.
Interdisciplinary StudiesPh.D.Program: Sara Vaughan  Contact Sara Vaughan for more information about this program.  
Professional Master of ArtsProfessional Master of Arts
Professional Master of Arts (with specialization in TESOL)

Program
Marcia Haag

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Summer only - US - April 1, International - Feb 1
ProgramDegreesContactApplication Deadline
Global Affairs
M.A. in Global Affairs

Program: Katie Watkins

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Rolling deadline

Spring - Rolling deadline

International Studies
M.A. in International Studies (M.A.I.S.)

Program: Katie Watkins

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Feb 15

Spring - No entry

Accelerated M.A.I.S. (with B.A. in International and Area Studies)

Program: Katie Watkins

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Feb 15

Spring - Oct 15

ProgramDegreesContactApplication Deadline
 Graduate certificates:
Media Management
Strategic Planning

Program: Peter Gade

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit

Journalism and Mass Communication

M.A.

Program: Peter Gade

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - For assistantship consideration - Feb 1

US - May 1

International - March 1

Spring - US - Nov 1, International - Sept 1

Summer - US - April 1, International - Feb 1

Accelerated M.A. (with B.A. in Journalism)

Program: Peter Gade

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Contact academic unit 
Mass Communication
Ph.D.

Program: Peter Gade

Admissions: Lindsey Harper

Fall - Feb 1, Dec 15 preferred

Spring - No entry

Professional Writing
Master of Professional Writing

Program: Peter Gade

Admissions: Lindsey  Harper

Fall - For assistantship consideration - Feb 1

US - May 1

International - March 1

Spring - US - Nov 1, International - Sept 1

Summer - US - April 1, International - Feb 1